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2002 Obituaries - M, N & O

MacDONALD, HARRY C.
MAIN, HAROLD  E.
MAINS, LAWRENCE H.
MANECKE, LENA
MANN, DAVID F.
MARECHES, JOHN J.
MARQUART, ROBERT
MARSENBURG, REV. KENNETH
MARTIN, FREDRICK G.
MARTIN, JOHN A.
MARTIN, THOMAS O.
MARTIN, THOMAS G.
MARTINEZ, RUMOLDO "RAY"
MAY-BERRY, ESTELLA K.
McClung Sr., Ralph G.
McDannell, Charlotte M.
McDERMOTT, HARRIET
McGEE, GREGORY L.
McGRAIN, MILDRED
METZGER, CYRIL J.
MIGHT, CHARLES B.
 MILLER, AMBER
MILLER, CHARLES D.
 MILLER, M. ESTHER
MILLER, MARJORIE M.
MILLER, JEANETTE C.
MILLER, LUTHER
Millhime, Lemuel R.
MILUM, VIRGIL
MOLNAR, LEWANDA
MOSES, ANNABELL
MOYER, ANNIE R.
Mundwiler, Terry W.
MUNGER, LAURA J.
MUNGER, STEPHEN C.
Munoz, George Sr.
MURRAY, R. LOUISE
MYERS, ELLENE
MYERS, VIVIAN
NELSON, JAMES DAVID
NEAL, NEWMAN K.
NOEL, ROBERT S.
NORRIS, DUANE G.
NORRIS, DUANE G.
NYE, PAUL A.
O'Donnell, Eleanor V.
OMWAKE, FORREST B.
ORIANS, PAUL M.
OSTERBERG, TOBY
OVERLY, WARREN R.
OVERMIRE, ELLA MAE


 

MIGHT, CHARLES B.

Charles B. "Chuck" Might, 44, of Milwaukee, Wisc. died Monday, Dec. 31, 2001, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Milwaukee.

He was born Oct. 11, 1957, in Marion, Ohio to Charles F. and Mavis (Bauman) Might. Both survive in Fostoria. He married Karen Hanson and they were divorced. He later married Sallie Scharding and they were divorced.

Survivors also include: a son, Travis Might of Carrboro, N.C., a brother, Darrell Might of Milwaukee, Wisc., and four sisters, Mrs. Milton (Margaret "Peggy") Thompson of Racine, Wisc., Susan Jordan of Seattle, Wash., Mrs. Paul (Barbara) Ancheta of Amarillo, Texas; and Mrs. Randy (Beverly) Larson of Plantation, Fla.

Services will take place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Scott Trinity United Methodist Church in Risingsun, Ohio. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home in Fostoria.


Munoz, George Sr.

George Munoz, Sr., 86, currently of Wyandotte, Mich. and formerly of Fostoria, died at 2:18 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, in Riverside Hospital, Trenton, Mich.

He was born March 12, 1915, in Mexico to Ignacio and Carlota (Sanchez) Munoz. He married Herlinda Venegas May 1, 1939, in Napoleon; and she survives in Michigan.

Other survivors include: two sons, George, Jr. of Dearborn, Mich., and Tony of Madison Heights, Mich.; two daughters, Mrs. Robert T. (Teresa A.) Gleich of Wyandotte, Mich., and Mrs. Patricia Good of Michigan; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Soccorow Rivera of Fostoria.

He served in the Army during World War II, K Company, 3rd Battalion, 9th Infantry Div., 60th Regiment, 1st Army, Battle of the Bulge, Hurtign Forrest.

Rosary will be prayed at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. with burial in the St. Wendelin Parish Cemetery where the United Veterans of Fostoria will conduct military graveside honors.

Visitation is noon-8 p.m., Sunday, in the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria. Rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m.


Mundwiler, Terry W.

Terry Wayne Mundwiler, 50, of Risingsun, died at 6:53 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2002, in Fostoria Community Hospital.

He was born Oct. 15, 1951, in Fostoria, to Gerald and Mary E. (Correll) Mundwiler. He is deceased and she survives in Risingsun.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Barndt Funeral Home in Wayne. Burial will be in Bradner Cemetery.

Visitation is 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Barndt Funeral Home.


McClung Sr., Ralph G. / a grandson's poem

Ralph G. McClung Sr., 66, of Fostoria, died at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2002, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo.

He was born Nov. 1, 1935, in Lewisburg, W. Va., to Charles L. and Virginia M. (Kessler) McClung. Both are deceased. He married Charlene M. Meyers on Jan. 5, 1957, in Chicago, Ill. She preceded him in death Nov. 25, 2001.

Survivors are: two sons, Ralph G. McClung, Jr., and Christopher L. McClung, both of Fostoria; two daughters, Mrs. Jess (Charlene) Opperman of Columbus, and Mrs. David (Donna) Bucholtz of Fostoria; a brother, Charles McClung of Orlando, Fla., a sister, Janet Minor of Upper Sandusky; and three grandchildren.

Mr. McClung was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict.

Services will take place at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria. Graveside military honors will be conducted by the Fostoria United Veterans Group in Fountain Cemetery.

Visitation is 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.


McDannell, Charlotte M.

Charlotte M. "Gert" McDannell, 72, of Sycamore, died at 11:40 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2002, at Mount Carmel West in Columbus, Ohio.

She was born in Johnstown, Pa., on April 14, 1929, to Olive (Stegman) McDannell, who is deceased. Her stepfather, Martin McDannell is also deceased. She married Victor B. McDannell on Nov. 9, 1946, and he died Sept. 7, 1987.

Survivors include: four sons, Glenn McDannell of McCutchenville; Larry McDannell of rural Sycamore, Bill McDannell of rural Upper Sandusky, and Carl McDannell, of Sycamore; two daughters, Mrs. Vernon (Cherylann) Sheward of rural Tiffin, and Mrs. Thomas (Sandy) Branham of Fostoria; a stepson, Alvin McDannell of rural Tiffin; 19 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; a brother, William Stegman of Johnstown, Pa., three half-brothers, Aaron McDannell of Herndon, Va., Martin McDannell of Butler, Pa., and Billy McDannell of Rockingham, Pa.

Services will take place at 1 p.m. Thursday at Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Sycamore.

Visitation is 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.


MOSES, ANNABELL

Annabelle Moses, 90, formerly of 172 Gibson Court, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2002, at the Hearth and Home at Friedman Village in Tiffin. She was born in Tiffin on July 26, 1911, to J. Otto and Lottie (Crum) Martin, both of whom are deceased. She married Robert O. Moses on Feb. 9, 1945, in Marion, Ind. and he died April 4, 1984.

Survivors include: a brother-in-law, Frank M. (Betty) Moses; nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were a brother and a sister, Mildred Voss.

Hoffman-Gottfried Funeral Home, Tiffin is in charge of the arrangements. Graveside service will be at a later date. Internment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.


O'Donnell, Eleanor V.

Eleanor V. O'Donnell, 61, of Hamer St., Clyde, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002 at Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky. She was born Aug. 12, 1940 to James S. and Helen E. (Feltz) Finley. On Feb. 2, 1959 she married Stephen R. O'Donnell, and he survives.

Other survivors include: a daughter, Mrs. Nancy Thomas of Fostoria; a son Stephen L. O'Donnell of Tiffin; a brother, Martin Finley of Tiffin; two sisters, Juanita Bradshaw of Marion and Mrs. Sarah Haas of Radnor; and eight grandchildren.

The Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2002 at St. paul Lutheran Church in Clyde. Burial will be at McPherson cemetery in Clyde.

Visitation hours are from 2-6 p.m. Sunday at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home in Clyde.


Millhime, Lemuel R.

Lemuel R. Millhime, 84, of Bradner Rd., Risingsun, died at 7:38 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Florida. He was born Nov. 4, 1917 in Fostoria to Robert and Ella (Pankhurst) Millhime. On March 21, 1939 he married Irma Gschwind in Bettsville, and she survives.

Other survivors include: a son, Howard Millhime of Woodville; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002 at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be at Trinity Cemetery near Risingsun.


MUNGER, LAURA J.

BLOOMDALE -- Laura J. Munger, 71, of 18923 Roanoke Drive, Bowling Green, and formerly of Bloomdale, died at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002, at her residence.

She was born Oct. 6, 1930, in Fostoria to Aurelius and Weltha (Shanks) Bowman. She married Carl D. "Dewey" Munger on Oct. 1, 1950, and he died March 16, 1997.

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Daniel (Deborah) Dawley, Bowling Green; Mrs. Mike (Diane) Aurand, Wayne; Cheryl A. Fasula, Katy, Texas; six grandchildren; a great-grandchild; two brothers, William Bowman, Findlay; Raymond Bowman, Fostoria; and four sisters, Imogene Seevers, Bluffton; Ruth Graves, Ormond Beach, Fla.; Mrs. Robert (Margaret) Leonard, Findlay; and Anna Mae Leathers, Sun City, Fla.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Lloyd Bowman; and a sister, Edith Babcock.

Mrs. Munger retired in 1988 after 30 years as a cook at Dunn's Lanes, Fostoria.

She was a 1948 graduate of Arcadia High School.

She was a member of North Baltimore Eagles Club.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. John P. Schultes officiating. Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens, east of Findlay.

Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Bloomdale Fire Department or Bridge Hospice of Northwest Ohio in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 47, Fostoria, 44830.


NYE, PAUL A.

Funeral services for Paul A. Nye, 84, of 6111 W. Township Road 174, Kansas, will be held at 1p.m. Wednesday at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Ted Miller officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Millersville

Visitation will be held from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Nye died at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, at his residence.

He was born May 19, 1917, in Kansas to John F. and Frances (Schook) Nye. He married Anna Rose Wammes on Dec. 27, 1939, and she survives.

Also surviving are four daughters, Barbara Thaxton, Risingsun; Mrs. Jerry (Joanne) Widmer, Burgoon; Mrs. Carl (Mary) Myers and Mrs. Alvin (Kate) Reinhart, both of Kansas; 15 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by two grandchildren; three brothers, John, Joe and Carl; and three sisters, Mary Rose Frisch, Matilda Minich and Theresa Reinhart.

Mr. Nye retired after 30 years at the former Chrysler foundry, Fostoria.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran.

Mr. Nye was a member of St. James Catholic Church, Kansas.

Memorials may be made to Kansas Volunteer Fire Department, Bettsville EMS or Mass intentions.


NORRIS, DUANE G.

Duane G. Norris, 69, of Lompoc, Calif., died Monday, Jan. 21, 2002, at his home.

Mr. Norris was born May 8, 1932, in Fostoria, to Ivron and Alice Burman Norris. He was a 1950 graduate of Hopewell-Loudon School, Bascom.

He served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War and later graduated from Parks College of Aeronautics at St. Louis University.

He came to Lompoc in 1960 from Greenville, Penn., and was employed for 30 years as a planner with Martin-Marrietta Corp. on the Titan missile program. Following his retirement, he and his wife volunteered for 10 summers at Yellowstone National Park. He also enjoyed traveling, collecting antique clocks and the family's cats.

Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Ruth Norris of Lompoc; daughters, Dana Jeanne Norris of Lompoc and Carolyn Callihan of Sacramento; son, Samuel Norris of Santa Barbara; sister, Florence Norris of Fostoria; brothers, Henry Norris of Fostoria and Ivron Jr. of Tiffin; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Raymond.

A memorial service will be at a later date in Ohio.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Partners of Central Coast, 277 South St., No. R, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401.


 

NELSON, JAMES DAVID
 
James David Nelson, 57, of 330 W. Lytle St., Fostoria, and formerly of Floyd County, Ky., died Monday morning, Feb. 11, 2002, at his residence.
 
He was born Jan. 5, 1945, in Williamson, W.Va., to the late James J. and Josephine (Goodman) Nelson. His wife, Patty (Prater) Nelson, survives in Fostoria.
 
Other survivors include: two sons, Johnny Poe and Harry Poe, both of Findlay; a daughter, Dava Nelson of Fostoria; and seven grandchildren.
 
Funeral service is 1 p.m. Friday at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Burial will be in McGuire Cemetery, Big Branch, Abbott, Ky., with the Rev. Andy Dillion officiating.
 
Visitation is after 3 p.m. today at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, handled local arrangements

 

MAIN, HAROLD  E.

 
  Funeral services for Harold Eugene Main, 75, of 6781 Ohio 12 West, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at  Williamstown First Brethren Church, the Rev. Jim Naff officiationg. Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens,  east of Findlay, with military rites by Hancock County Veterans Memorial Squad.
 
  Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. today and from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Coldren-Crates  Funeral Home.
 
  Mr. Main died at 10:13 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002, at Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center.
 
  He was born Aug. 20, 1926, in Hancock County to Earl and Minnie (Marquart) Main. He married  Barbara J. St. Myer on Feb. 4, 1951, in Findlay, and she survives.
 
  Also surviving are four sons, James E. Sr. of Deshler; Paul E. of Fostoria; Thomas L. of Beulaville, N.C.;  and David A. of Findlay; a daughter, Mrs. Brian (Cindy J.) Diller, Fostoria; 17 grandchildren; and three  great-grandchildren.
 
  He was preceded in death by a great-grandchild; and a brother, Charles.
 
  Mr. Main retired in 1989 as owner of Dicks Auto Supply. He also had been the former owner of Main  Blacktop Co. in Williamstown; and had worked for Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. and the Ohio and  Hancock County engineer departments.
 
  He was a U.S. Army veteran.
 
  He was a member of Williamstown First Brethren Church, serving as a trustee; and the Findlay DAV and  Odd Fellows Lodge. He was a former Cub Scout leader of Pack 318, Arlington.
 

  Memorials may be made to the church.



MARTIN, THOMAS O.

Funeral services for Thomas O. Martin, 65, of 813 E. High St., Fostoria, will be held at 11 a.m.
Wednesday at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Dwight Norris officiating. Burial
will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, with military rites by United Veterans of Fostoria.

Visitation will be held from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home, where an Eagles memorial service will be held at 7 p.m.

Mr. Martin died at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 10, 2002, at his residence.

He was born Oct. 25, 1936, in Toledo to Edwin and Donelda (Voight) Martin.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. David (JoLynne) Doster, Fostoria; and Vonda Martin, Wakefield, Va.; two grandchildren; and a companion, Betty A. Kuhn, Fostoria.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Dwight.

Mr. Martin was a laborer at Chrysler Foundry for 17 years, and retired in 1997 from Ball Metal, Findlay, after 17 years.

He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving from 1956-58.

He was a 1956 graduate of Pemberville High School, where he was a All-State basketball player.

He attended Mount Zion United Methodist Church East, Findlay; and was a member of Eagles Aerie 430, Fostoria.

Memorials may be made to the church or Community Hospice in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 47, Fostoria, 44830.


MARTIN, FREDRICK G.
Former Fostorian

Graveside services for Fredrick G. Martin, 79, of Port Clinton, and formerly of Fostoria, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Knollcrest Gardens, east of Findlay, with Barbara Kreisher officiating.

There will be no visitation.

Mr. Martin died at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2002, at Firelands Community Hospital, Sandusky.

He was born Dec. 22, 1922, in Fostoria to Fredrick G. and Celest "Pearl" (Meyers) Martin Sr. He married Oletha M. Corner on Aug. 19, 1942, and she died Aug. 4, 1999.

Surviving are a son, Thomas of Fostoria; four daughters, Mrs. Bruce (Janet) Nolan, Wayne; Mrs. Thomas (Judy) Pessell, Arcadia; Mrs. Rick (Kathy) Cooper, Findlay; Mrs. James (Jenny) Roehl, Toledo; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Marilyn Hill, Bascom.

He was preceded in death by a grandchild; two brothers, Robert and Donald; and two sisters, Celestia Pauline Reiter and Margaret Hunker.

Mr. Martin retired in 1981 as a tool and die maker at Ex-Cello Co. after more than 30 years. He was a 1941 graduate of Fostoria High School. He was a member of First Church of Christ in Fostoria, Nugents Yacht Club and Port Clinton VFW.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Arrangements are by Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.


MYERS, ELLENE

Ellene Myers, 88, of Columbus Avenue, Fostoria, died at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2002, at Toledo Hospital.

She was born Oct. 10, 1913, in Alvada to Herbert and Ida (Pockmire) Snyder. She married Paul R. Myers on Aug. 22, 1936, and he died Sept. 14, 1992.

Surviving are three sons, Rev. Paul E. of Fostoria; Darrold D. of Houston, Texas; William L. of Union; a daughter, Mrs. Terry (Joan) Clark, Bloomingdale, Ind.; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Donald Snyder, Port Charlotte, Fla.

She was preceded in death by a great-grandchild; a sister, Pearl Rodabaugh; and five brothers, Norman, Ralph, Wilson, Jay and Herb Snyder.

Mrs. Myers was a homemaker.

She was a member of Fostoria Church of the Brethren, and past president of the local and district Woman's Fellowship. She volunteered at Fostoria Sharing Kitchen and in 1969 was named Volunteer of the Year of Fostoria YMCA.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Paul E. Myers officiating. Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens, east of Findlay.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Fostoria Sharing Kitchen or a charity of the donor's choice.


MARTIN, JOHN A.

FOSTORIA -- Funeral services for John A. Martin, 87, formerly of 227 Bannister St., Fostoria, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Franklin R. Ferguson officiating. Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens, east of Findlay.

Visitation will be held from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Mr. Martin died at 11:30 a.m. Monday, April 1, 2002, at St. Catherine's Care Center, Fostoria.

He was born Sept. 9, 1914, in Griffin, Ga. to Alfred and Julia Ella (Johnson) Martin. He married Agnes Slaughter on Nov. 25, 1934, and she died May 31, 1990.

Surviving are four sons, John Alfred of Cleveland; Edward, Gary and Larry, all of Fostoria; 18
grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; a brother, Willie L. of Fostoria; a sister, Margaret Kendall, Atlanta, Ga.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah K. Tucker; two brothers, James and Elijah; two sisters, Martha F. Brooks and Ann Bell Taylor.

Mr. Martin retired in the early 1970s as a laborer for Chrysler Foundry, Fostoria.

He was a member of First Baptist Church, Fostoria, where he was a trustee.

Memorials may be made to Fostoria Community Hospital Dialysis Unit, 501 Van Buren St., Fostoria, 44830.


McDERMOTT, HARRIET

Harriet J. Sheridan McDermott, 74, of Fostoria, died at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2002, at
Fostoria Community Hospital.

She was born March 18, 1928, in Wayne to Robert M. and Minnie A. (Kent) Burrows. She married Frederick J. McDermott, and they divorced. She later married Glenn E. Sheridan, and they divorced.

Surviving are a son, Robert M. McDermott, Bradner; four daughters, Mrs. Russ (L. Jean) Hopper, South Bend, Ind.; Mrs. James (Kathy L.) Stahl, Helena; Mrs. Tony (Roberta M.) Giebel and Minnie A. McDermott, both of Fostoria; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Kathleen Baker, Walbridge.

She was preceded in death by five brothers, Kenneth, James, Guy, Gene and infant Glenn Burrows; and an infant sister, Beatrice Burrows.

Mrs. McDermott was a retired laborer for RCA (now Harris Corp.).

She was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria.

She was a 1946 graduate of Montgomery Township High School, Wayne.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Barndt Funeral Home, Wayne. Burial will be in Graham Cemetery, Wayne.

Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association.


OMWAKE, FORREST B.

Forrest B. Omwake, 97, formerly of CR 5, Fostoria, a resident of Good Shepherd Nursing Home, died 8:46 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2002, at the nursing home.

She was born April 23, 1904 in Porter to Bruce and Effie (Swisher) Lawless. She married Carl J. Omwake on Nov. 19, 1928 in Albion, Ind. He died April 15, 1988.

Survivors include: three daughters, Wanda Siebenaller and Barbara McDonald, both of Fostoria, and Patricia Teffer of Toledo; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Private services were held. Burial was at Fountain Cemetery in Fostoria.

Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements


MILLER, JEANETTE C.

Jeanette C. Miller, 98, formerly of 105 S. Grant St., Fostoria, died at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 18, 2002, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria.

She was born Nov. 18, 1903, in Hancock County to Curtis and Sophia (Borer) Fox. She married Alfred L. Miller on July 7, 1926, at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, and he died on March 3, 1980.

Surviving is a sister, Helen Scharf, Fostoria.

She was preceded in death by a son, Gerald A.; two daughters, Mary Ann and Joyce Ann Miller; and three sisters, Marcella Burns, Ruth Conine and Rosetta Bohn.

Mrs. Miller was a homemaker.

She was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, where a rosary will be recited at 8:30 p.m. A rosary also will be recited at 10 a.m. Monday at the church.

Memorials may be made to the church and its schoolsl; or to Good Shepherd Home.


MANECKE, LENA

Lena Manecke, 93, a resident of Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria, died at 12:10 a.m. Tuesday,
May 21, 2002, at the nursing home.

She was born Dec. 3, 1908, in West Millgrove to Ralph L. and Nora (Estep) Kelly. She married William A. Manecke on Sept. 21, 1934, in Fostoria, and he died July 16, 1983.

Surviving are two nieces, Mrs. Raymond (Patricia) Myers, Bloomdale; and Bonnie Blue, Wayne.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert W. Kelly.

Mrs. Manecke was an elementary school teacher in Risingsun, Wayne and Bloomdale for several years.

She was a member of Grace United Church of Christ, Fostoria; Fostoria Women's Club; Wood County and Ohio Retired Teacher's associations; and Wood County Farm Bureau. She was a former trustee of Wayne Library Board.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, West Millgrove.

Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the church, 4481 N. Ohio 23, Fostoria, 44830; or Good Shepherd Home, 725 Columbus Ave., Fostoria, 44830.


NORRIS, DUANE G.

A memorial service for Duane G. Norris, 69, of Lompoc, Calif., will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Grace United Church of Christ, Fostoria, the Revs. John J. Rainey and Steven Umphress
officiating.

Mr. Norris died Monday, Jan. 21, 2002, at his residence.

He was born May 8, 1932, in Fostoria to Ivron and Alice (Burman) Norris. He married Ruth Cooper in August 1955, and she survives.

Also surviving are a son, Samuel of Lompoc, Calif.; two daughters, Dana Jeanne Norris, Lompoc, Calif.; Carolyn Callihan, Sacramento, Calif.; two brothers, Henry of Fostoria; Ivron Jr. of Tiffin; and a sister, Florence Norris, Fostoria.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond.

Mr. Norris retired in 1990 as a planner for Martin Marietta Co. after 30 years. He was involved in the Titan Missile program.

He was a 1950 graduate of Hopewell Loudon High School, and a graduate of Parks College of
Aeronautics at St. Louis University, St. Louis, Mo.

He and his wife volunteered at Yellow Stone National Park for 10 years.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Partners of Central Coast, 277 South St. "R," San Luis Obispo, CA, 93401.

Arrangements are by Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.



 
MILLER, AMBER
 
  Funeral services for Amber Rose Miller, 10, of 1700 Sherry St., Findlay,  will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home, the Rev. Lowell Reeder officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.
 
  Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
 
  Amber died at 10:52 p.m. Sunday, May 26, 2002, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo. She had been crossing Sixth Street on a scooter when she was struck by a motorist.
 
  She was born Oct. 29, 1991, in Bowling Green to Jon A. and Brenda A. (Cotterman) Miller. They survive in Findlay.
 
  Also surviving are a brother, Chris L. Phillips, at home; three sisters, Jessica A., Tamara M. and Renee M. Miller, all at home; paternal grandparents Roger D. and Rayena J. Miller, Risingsun; paternal great-grandfather Raymond O'Dell, Fostoria; maternal grandfather and stepgrandmother William C. and  Judy Cotterman, Deshler; maternal grandmother and stepgrandfather Norma L. and Robert E. Dalzell,  Findlay; and maternal great-grandmother Joyce M. Dean, Findlay.
 
  Amber was a fourth grade student at Chamberlin Hill Intermediate School.
 
  She had been a member of Young Miss Softball since 1999; Just Say No club at school; and attended Trinity Baptist Church.
 
  Memorials may be made to the Amber Rose Miller Family in care of the funeral home, 205 W. Sandusky St., Findlay.
   
 MILLER, M. ESTHER
 
   M. Esther Miller, 86, of 1000 Independence Road, Fostoria, died at 11:35 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2002, at Wyandot Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky, due to injuries suffered in a car accident on U.S. 23 near Upper Sandusky.
 
  She was born Aug. 26, 1915, in New Riegel to Charles H. and Veronica (Welly) Kelbley. She married Orville S. Miller on Aug. 8, 1933, at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, and he died Feb. 3, 1972.
 
  Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Elaine M.) Hunt, Tiffin; two sons, Donald P. and David A., both of Fostoria; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and a sister, Mildred Hammer, Fostoria.
 
  She was preceded in death by a sister, Lucille Knox; and a brother, Truman Kelbley.
 
  Mrs. Miller was a homemaker and retired from Fusse Corp., Fostoria.
 
  She was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church and its Rosary-Altar Society, and Fostoria Woman's Club.
 
  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be in Seneca Memory Gardens, Tiffin.
 
  Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Thursday at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, where a Christian wake service will be held at 8:45 p.m. Thursday. A rosary will be recited at 10 a.m. Friday at the church.
 
  Memorials may be made to St. Wendelin Church & Schools or a charity of the donor's choice.
 

McGEE, GREGORY L.
 
Gregory L. McGee, 45, of 115 Frost Parkway, Tiffin, died Thursday, June 6, 2002, at the Medical College of Ohio, Toledo.
 
He was born Sept. 5, 1957, in Tiffin to Bernard and Elizabeth (Lyman) McGee. He married Janet (Rice) McGee Dec. 29, 1987, at St. Joseph Catholic Church.
 
Surviving are: his father, Bernard McGee of Jacksonville, Ohio; his wife, Elizabeth McGee of Tiffin; a son, Trevor McGee of Bloomville, two daughters, Mianda McGee and Briana McGee, both of Bloomville; step-children, Devonna Rice of Tiffin and Mrs. Melissa (Christopher) Ownens of Marion; a brother, Tony McGee of Tiffin; two half-brothers, Homer "Sonny" Sours of Kentucky, Andrew Sours of Florida; two sisters, Roxanna McGee of Fostoria and Donna Hook of Tiffin; and a half-sister, Agnes Reinhart of Fremont.
 
He was preceded in death by a brother, Milfred Eugene Sours, and a half-sister, Phyllis Sours.
 
Mr. McGee was currently employed at Tele-communication in Tiffin and was a graduate of Columbian High School. He was a a member of the Seneca Muzzleloaders, NRA and Audubon Society.
 
Funeral will be 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Turner-Engle Funeral Home with the Rev. Dennis Hinkle officiating. There will be no burial at this time.
 
Visitation will be 6-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
 
Memorials may be made in care of his family.

 
MARECHES, JOHN J.
 
  BLOOMDALE -- John J. "Joe" Mareches, 48, of 16259 Township Road 267, Bloomdale, died of  natural causes at 4:25 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2002, at Community Nursing Home, Bowling Green.
 
  He was born March 30, 1954, in Fostoria to William John and Opal Maxine (Weiker) Mareches. His  mother survives in Bloomdale. He married Janice L. Nye-Myers on Sept. 4, 1976, and they were divorced. She survives in Fostoria.
 
  Also surviving are a daughter, Christina "Chrissy" Mareches, Bloomdale; a son, John "Joe" of Bloomdale; and two brothers, William "Bill" Russell and Robert Charles, both of Bloomdale.
 
  Mr. Mareches was the wastewater and water superintendent for the Village of Bloomdale for 28 years.  He also was a member of Bloomdale Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency Medical Technicians for more than 20 years.
 
  He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Cygnet; and Fraternal Order of Eagles Post 2633,  North Baltimore.
 
  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be in Weaver Cemetery, Bloom Township, Wood County.
 
  Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today at Smith-Crates Funeral Home, North Baltimore.
 

  Memorials may be made to the family in care of the funeral home, 515 N. Main St., North Baltimore.



MARTINEZ, RUMOLDO "RAY"
 
Rumoldo "Ray" Martinez, 60, of McCord Road, Holland, Ohio, died at 4:20 a.m. Sunday, June 30, 2002, at the Medical
College of Ohio in Toledo.
 
He was born on Feb. 26, 1942, in Richmond, Texas, to John and Guadalupe (Hernandez) Martinez. He married Olga Flores on April 28, 1958, in Wauseon. They are divorced.
 
Survivors include: a son Ray "JR" Martinez of Boloxi, Miss.; three daughters, Jeanette Day of Peters Creek, Alaska, Diane Martinez and Debbie Perin, both of Fostoria, and eight grandchildren; seven brothers, Domingo Martinez of Gonzales, Texas, Beto "Bert", Benny, and Lee Martinez, all of Fostoria, Frnak Martinez of Richmond, Texas, Lupe Martinez of Rossford and Henry Martinez of Bowling Green; three sisters, Dominga Gallegos of Houston, Texas, Audelia "Lela" Serda of Defiance and Mary Lopez of Fostoria. 
 
Funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria. Burial will be in St. Wendelin Cemetery, Fostoria.
 
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.


MURRAY, R. LOUISE
 
  FOSTORIA -- R. Louise Murray, 82, of 513 W. Culbertson St., Fostoria, died at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, July 14, 2002, at St. Catherine Care Center, Fostoria.
 
  She was born Nov. 18, 1919, near Kansas to Reed and Mabel (Feasel) Shaull. She married Charles M. Murray on March 7, 1944, and he died in 1974.
 
  Surviving are a daughter, Charlotte Graves, Palm Coast, Fla.; a son, Gene of Fostoria; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a brother, Donald Shaull, Tiffin.
 
  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Marsha McVicker; and a grandchild.
 
  Mrs. Murray was a retired nurse's aid and an artist, having exhibited her paintings and won awards in juried art competitions.
 
  She was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II, serving as a corporal in the Women Reserves.
 
  She attended High Street United Methodist Church, Fostoria.
 
  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Jeffery Waite officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Township Cemetery, Seneca County, with military rites by United Veterans of Fostoria.
 
  Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
 
  Memorials may be made to Women's Marine Association -- Emerald Chapter in care of the funeral home, 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, 44830.


MAINS, LAWRENCE H.
 
  Lawrence H. "Punk" Mains, 96, of 1415 E. Sandusky St., Findlay, died at 5:26 p.m. Sunday, July 21, 2002,   at his residence.
 
  He was born Jan. 28, 1906, in Findlay to Charles and Cora (Arnold) Mains. He married Martha E.  Burnap on Oct. 19, 1929, and she died Feb. 15, 1994.
 
  Surviving are five sons, David Kent of Crawford, Colo.; Robert G. and Lawrence Paul, both of Findlay;  John Burnap of Fayetteville, N.C.; Thomas Lee of Medford, N.J.; six daughters, Mrs. Dwight (Janette)  Treece and Mrs. Larry (Judy) Strait, both of Findlay; Shirley Miller, Van Buren; Helen Thomas,  Farmington Hills, Mich.; Mrs. Otha (Mary) Sudlow, McComb; Mrs. Dale (Beverly) George, Fostoria;  44 grandchildren; 77 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
 
  He was preceded in death by a son, Charles Duane; a daughter, Martha Sue Mains; a grandchild; and  four brothers, Luther E., George, Arlo and William.
 
  Mr. Mains retired from Marathon Oil Co. in 1971 after 44 years as manager of the stock transfer  department.
 
  He was a member of First Lutheran Church; Ohio Priory 18 Knights of the York Cross Honour; Ancient  Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of Toledo; and Zenobia Shrine Temple, Toledo. He was a 50-year  member of Masonic Lodge 227, where he was past Master; RAM Chapter 58, where he was past High Priest; and Council 50, where he was past Illustrious Master; and a 47-year member and past Commander of Commandery 49.
 
  Mr. Mains was inducted into Hancock Sports Hall of Fame in 1991 for pitching fast-pitch softball. He  played almost 400 games on several teams, including Ohio Oil, Findlay Merchants and First Lutheran. He  pitched two perfect games and 17 no-hitters.
 
  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home, the Rev. Don R.  Bridinger officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.
 
  Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, where Masonic services will be  held at 7:30 p.m.
 
  Memorials may be made to Martha E. Mains Memorial Scholarship Fund in care of the Community  Foundation, 101 W. Sandusky St., Findlay; Bridge Home Health & Hospice, 415 College St., Findlay;  or a charity of the donor's choice.


MOYER, ANNIE R.
 
  FOSTORIA -- Annie R. Moyer, 66, of 630 W. Center St., Fostoria, died at 7:14 a.m. Thursday, Aug.1, 2002, at her residence.
 
  She was born June 17, 1936, in Manchester, Tenn. to John and Zora Mae (West) Farrar. She married Herbert E. Moyer on July 14, 1957, and he died April 12, 1999.
 
  Surviving are three sons, Michael E., John W. and Richard J., all of Fostoria; three daughters, Mrs. John (Vickie S.) Dull and Charlotte A. "Char" Snow, both of Fostoria; Mrs. David (Connie S.) Ratliff, Lagrange, Ind.; 14 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two brothers, John Jr. and Carl Farrar, both of Manchester, Tenn.; and two sisters, Helen Stephens, Manchester, Tenn.; Evelyn Bryant, Ashbury, Tenn.
 
  She was preceded in death by a grandchild; a great-grandchild; two brothers, Virgil and Thomas Ray Farrar; and a sister, Minnie Decker.
 
  Mrs. Moyer formerly operated Ace Painting and Glass, in Fostoria, with her husband. She also was a homemaker and worked at the former Preis Store, Fostoria.
 
  She was a member of Blantons Chapel United Methodist Church, Manchester, Tenn.; and formerly attended Fostoria Assembly of God. She was a former member of Moose and Eagles, Fostoria.
 
  Graveside services will be held Tuesday at Blantons Chapel Cemetery, Manchester, Tenn.
 
  Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Saturday at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria.
 
  Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

 



MILLER, LUTHER
Luther Miller, 78, of 201 South Main St., Attica, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2002, at his residence.
 
He was born Oct. 31, 1923, in Willard to the late Luther P. and Rose (Utz) Miller. He married Joanne (Shank) Miller. She survives in Attica.
 
Other survivors include: a son, Richard A. Miller of Fostoria; two daughters, Carol (Gene) Frankart of Attica and Lois (Tim) Walsh of Lakewood; and three grandchildren, Amanda Frankart of Attica, and Hannah and Andrew Walsh of Lakewood.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and two sisters.
 
Mr. Miller retired from Pioneer Rubber Co. in Attica where he worked as a stationary fireman. He was a member of the Attica United Methodist Church.
 
Funeral will be 6 p.m Wednesday at the Attica United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Thomas Kalb officiating.
 
Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
 
Memorials may be made to the Attica United Methodist Church or to a charity of the donor's choice.
 
The Lindsey-Foos-Kocher Funeral Service, Attica, is in charge of the arrangements.



OVERMIRE, ELLA MAE
 
Ella Mae Overmire, 86, of Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria, and formerly of 22971 SR 613, Fostoria, died 12:15 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, 2002, at Fostoria Community Hospital.
 
She was born March 11, 1916, in Wellston to the late William and Katie (Churtz) Ponn. She married Carl. L. Overmire Oct. 24, 1935, in Kentucky. He died Oct. 5, 1998.
 
Surviving are: a son, Ronald David Overmire of San Antonio, Texas; three daughters, Kathy J. Burnett and Lori Ann Overmire of Fostoria and Connie Sue Taylor of Bowling Green; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
 
Her funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the First Church of the Nazarene in Fostoria. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.
 
Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home in Fostoria, and one hour prior to services at the church Wednesday.



MARSENBURG, REV. KENNETH
 
   Funeral services for Rev. Kenneth Marsenburg, 79, of Fostoria, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at    Greater St. Mary's Baptist Church, Toledo, the Rev. Robert W. Lyons officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.
 
  Visitation will be held from 3-6 p.m. Friday at the church, where a wake service will be held from 6-8 p.m. and a devotional service will be held at 7 p.m.
 
  Mr. Marsenburg died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2002, in Fostoria.
 
  He was born in Little Rock, Ark., to Eldredge and Jonnie Marsenburg. His wife, Anna Augustine Marsenburg, survives in Findlay.
 
  Also surviving are two sons, Kenneth Jr. of Springfield; Keith of Toledo; a daughter, the Rev. Mrs. Dale (Sandra) Brown, Lake City, Fla.; two stepsons, Rickie Long, Findlay; Lennard McMillan, Albuquerque, N.M.; two stepdaughters, Mrs. James (Katherina) McDonald, Findlay; Mrs. Derick (Kathryn) Westbrook, Toledo; 18 grandchildren seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Celestial West, Little Rock, Ark.; Muriel Tate, Chicago; a brother, Shirley of Little Rock.
 
  He was preceded in death by a son, Alvin; and a brother, Lee.
 
  Rev. Marsenburg retired in December 1999 as pastor of Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church, Lima. He also served as pastor of Inspirational Missionary Baptist Church and interim pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, both in Toledo; associate minister of St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Springfield; and was pastor of Bethel Baptist Church, Fostoria, for 22 years.
 
  He was crowned as a deacon at Greater St. Mary's Baptist Church in October 1948, and in 1958 was ordained to the ministry.
 
  From 1977-1980, he was recording secretary of Ohio Baptist General Convention, and from 1978-1981 was moderator of the Western Union District Association of Ohio Baptist General Convention. He was past chairman of Fostoria Civil Service Commission and past president of the Fostoria Chapter of NAACP.
 
  He was a U.S. Army of World War II. He received four Bronze Stars.
 
  Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or Alzheimer's Association.
 
  Arrangements are by Dale Funeral Home, Toledo.


McGRAIN, MILDRED
 
  BLOOMDALE -- Mildred "Mid" McGrain, 71, of 3150 Huffman Road, Bloomdale, died at 12:45 a.m.  Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2002, at Toledo Hospital.
 
  She was born Oct. 28, 1930, in Fostoria to Edward G. and Emily Jane (Reinhart) Hammer. She married  Leo Charles McGrain on April 14, 1951, at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, and he died in May  1987.
 
  Surviving are three sons, Steve of Cygnet; Bill of Valley City; Tom of Bloomdale; nine grandchildren; a  great-grandchild; two brothers, Benedict L. Hammer, Chandler, Ariz.; Gilbert K. Hammer, Fostoria.
 
  She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Lou Hartman; two brothers, Dale F. and Edward G.  Hammer Jr.
 
  Mrs. McGrain retired in February 1985 from Allied-Signal, Fostoria, now Honeywell, after 33 years.
 
  She was a 1948 graduate of St. Wendelin High School.
 
  She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, North Baltimore, and Bloomdale Seniors Group.  She volunteered at St. Vincent DePaul, North Baltimore.
 
  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be in Weaver  Cemetery, Bloom Township, Wood County.
 
  Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, where a  Christian wake service will be held at 8:30 p.m. Visitation also will be held an hour before services Friday  at the church.
 
  Memorials may be made to the church.


NOEL, ROBERT S.
 
  Robert S. Noel Sr., 65, of 411 Crystal Ave., died at 10:40 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2002, at his  residence.
 
  He was born April 5, 1937, in Fostoria to Walter D. and Helen (Abbott) Noel. His mother survives in  Arcadia. He married Phyllis (Durain) Kessler in 1959, and they divorced. She survives in Findlay. He  later married Judy Ickes on March 18, 1973, in Arcadia, and she survives.
 
  Also surviving are six sons, Robert S. Jr. of Findlay; Dusten, at home; Jeff of Dunkirk; Scott D. of  McComb; Michael VanHoose, Fostoria; and Robert E. Rumschlag, Clyde; a daughter, Jody L. Noel,  Findlay; two stepdaughters, Judy Bowers and Wilma Guzeman, both of Fostoria; 25 grandchildren; three  great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Mildred "Millie" Fuss, Atlanta, Ga.; Barbara Greer, Lugoff, S.C.,  and Cinda Baird, Arcadia.
 
  He was preceded in death by an infant daughter and grandchild.
 
  Mr. Noel was retired. He was an office manager for several Findlay area companies, most recently Flag  City Brokers, and was manager of the Arcadia grain elevator from 1958-83. He also served on Arcadia  Village Council for 13 years.
 
  He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Army Signal Corps.
 
  He was a member of DAV, Korean War Veterans and Blinded Veterans Association.
 
  Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Routson Funeral Chapel, the Rev. David Bliss officiating.  Military rites will be conducted by Hancock County Veterans Memorial Squad after the service.
 
  Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
 
  Memorials may be made to Fund for Dusten Noel, in care of the funeral home, 201 Osborn Ave.; or  Cancer Patient Services, 820 N. Main St.


ORIANS, PAUL M.
 
FOSTORIA -- A memorial Mass for Paul M. Orians, 73, of East North Street, Fostoria, will be
  celebrated at 10:30 a.m. August 24 at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria. Burial will be in Salem St.  Joseph Cemetery, near Upper Sandusky.
 
  Visitation will be held an hour before services today at the church.
 
  Mr. Orians died at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, 2002, at Winebrenner Village, Findlay.
 
  He was born May 21, 1929, in Carey to Vincent and Alma (Brodman) Orians.
 
  Surviving are four sisters, Mrs. Charles (Ardyth) Franklin, Findlay; Mrs. Milt (Marilyn) Hohler, Norwalk;  Evelyn Bayer, Perrysburg; and Rosemary Lones, Toledo; and two brothers, Basil of Scottsdale, Ariz.;  and Donald of Augusta, Ga.
 
  He was preceded in death by a brother, Francis; and a sister, Charlene Orians.
 
  Mr. Orians retired as owner/operator of Black Cat Restaurant, Fostoria.
 
  He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
 
  He was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Moose, Eagles, DAV, Elks,  VFW, AMVETS, American Legion and United Sportsman's Club, all in Fostoria.
 
  Mr. Orians was a 1947 graduate of Salem High School.
 
  Memorials may be made to St. Wendelin Education Fund or Bridge Home Health and Hospice of  Hancock County.
 
  Arrangments are by Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.



MUNGER, STEPHEN C.
 
Stephen C. Munger, 52, of 917 S. Main St., Fostoria, died at 10:10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2002, in Perrysburg at Hospice of NW Ohio.
 
He was born Aug. 25, 1949, in Fostoria to Donald R. and Jane E. (Reilly) Munger.
 
Surviving are: his mother, Jane E. Munger of Fostoria; a sister, Nancy E. Malone of Toledo; two nephews, Ryan P. and Scott A. Malone of Toledo.
 
He was preceded in death by his father, Donald R. Munger.
 
Mr. Munger worked at Seneca Re-Ad Industries, Fostoria Division. He was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church in Fostoria; a 3rd Degree Knight of Columbus Council 1197 in Fostoria and a 1967 graduate of St. Wendelin High School. He was an avid sports fan, especially the Cleveland Indians and Browns.
 
Mass of Christian Burial will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church in Fostoria. The Rosary will be prayed at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.
 
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday at the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.
 

Memorials may be made to St. Wendelin High School and Seneca Re-Ad Industries, Fostoria Division, and Hospice of NW Ohio.

 



MAY-BERRY, ESTELLA K.
 
Estella K. May-Berry, 75, of Fostoria and Toledo, died at 3:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2002, in Charles Hospital in Oregon.
 
She was born June 28, 1927, in Collingwood, Tenn., to Elmer and Edna J. (Nelson) Keaton. Both are deceased.
 
She married Hershel Berry. They divorced and he survives in Florida.
 
She then married Ernest May. They divorced and he survives in Sardinia.
 
Other survivors include: seven sons, Kenneth R. Berry of Toledo, Benny P. Berry of Owensboro, Ky., Bill G. Berry of Owensboro, Ky., Jerry H. Berry of Northwood, Byron Berry of Toledo, Myron Berry of Cincinnati and Ricky R. Berry of
Toledo; two daughters, Reba M. Watson of Toledo and Martha L. Locke of Oregon; 30 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Clifford Keaton of Texas, Alfred Keaton of Florida and Arthur Keaton of Indiana; and a sister, Mary Jo Jones of Texas.
Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Hoening Funeral Home in Fostoria.
 

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

 



METZGER, CYRIL J.
 
Cyril J. "Sonny" Metzger, 78, of 8100 W. Big Spring TR 56, New Riegel, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002, in St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo.
 
He was born Oct. 5, 1923, in Shelby to Frank and Olivia (Schlachter) Metzger and they are deceased. He married Irene S. Morse July 22, 1944, in St. Michael Catholic Church, Findlay and she survives. They had been married for 58 years.
 
Other survivors include: two sons, John A. and Nancie Metzger, and Larry J. and Patricia Metzger all of Carey; two daughters, Sandy Zoeller, and Mrs. Steve (Sharon) Kimmet all of New Riegel; 15 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren' two brothers, Mark Metzger of Frenchtown, and John "Jack" Metzger of Toledo; seven sisters, Mrs. Lucy Flechtner of Tiffin, Marsha Gerber of Fremont, Gertrude "Gertie" Hess of Tiffin, Mrs. Raymond (Theresa) Schindler of Harrison, Mrs. Paul (Rita) DeRose of Tiffin, Mrs. Joseph (Nan) Hohman of Vermilion and Mrs. John (Donna) Durbin of Sandusky.
 
Preceding him in death included: a son, James F. Metzger; a son-in-law, John C. Zoeller; a brother, Francis "Fritz" Metzger;  and a sister, Betty.
 
At a young age he took over the home farm and continued to farm throughout his lifetime; retired in 1976 from Bendix Auto-Lite in Fostoria after 30 years of employment; a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Frenchtown, Fostoria United Sportsman Club, New Riegel Moose Post 872, Fostoria Knights of Columbus, and UAW Local 533. He enjoyed hunting, butchering and making wine.
 
Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30, 2002, in St. Nicholas Catholic Church with the Rev. Conrad Sutter officiating. Burial will be in St. Nicholas Catholic Cemetery.
 
Visitation will be 2-5 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday in the Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home, and 10-11 a.m. Monday at the church. A Christian wake service will be at 7:45 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
 

Memorials may be made to St. Vincent ICU or Palliative Care Unit or to a charity of the donor's choice.

 



MARTIN, THOMAS G.

 
Thomas G. Martin, 58, of Perrysburg Road, Fostoria, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2002.
 
He was born Jan. 17, 1944, in Fostoria to Fredrick and Oletha (Corner) Martin who are deceased.
 
Survivors include: a son, Jason of Fostoria; a daughter, Brooke Martin of Torrance, Calif.; two grandchildren; four sisters, Janet Nolan of Wayne, Judy Pessell of Arcadia, Kathy Cooper of Findlay, and Jenny Roehl of Toledo.
 
Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Knollcrest Gardens Cemetery near Arcadia.
 

There will be no visitation.



NEAL, NEWMAN K.
 
Newman K. Neal, 72, of 602 Westhaven Drive, and the past three and one half years at St. Catherine's Care Center, Fostoria, died at 9:54a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002, in St. Lukes Hospital, Maumee.
 
He was born Dec. 13, 1929, in Clay County, W.Va., to the late Clark E. and Jessie L. (Adkins) Neal. On Oct. 17, 1950, in Wellston, Ohio, he married Marilyn L. Collins. She survives in Fostoria.
 
Other survivors include: three sons, Clark F. Neal of Monroe, Mich., Larry S. Neal of Wyoming, Mich. and Duane K. Neal of St. Mary's Pa.; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and four sisters, Mavis Adkins of Circleville, Ohio, Bernice
Burkhamer of West Virginia, Opal Daft of Ashville, Ohio and Phyllis Phillips of Wellston, Ohio.
 
A sister, Agnes Keller preceded him in death.
 
Mr. Neal retired after 12 years as a local locksmith and retired in 1980 after 18 years from the Chrysler Foundry, Fostoria and the Nickle Plate Railroad where he worked 1950-1959.  He was a U.S. Army Air Corp veteran serving in World War II.  He was a 3rd degree member of the Knight of Columbus Council 1197 and 4th degree member of Father Kirsch
Assembly 845, Knights of Columbus, Fostoria.
 
A public graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Monday in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, where burial will take place. Pastor David Chapman will officiate.  There will be private family visitation.
 

Memorials may be made to St. Catherine's Care Center Activities Fund, Fostoria Baptist Church or St. Wendelin Catholic Church, all in care of Hoening Funeral Home, 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, Ohio 44830.



MILLER, CHARLES D.
Brother of Fostorian
 
Charles D. Miller, 60, of Segur St., Toledo, died 8:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14, 2002, at St. Vincent's Mercy Medical Center in Toledo.
 
He was born Aug. 14, 1942, in North Baltimore, to Charles E. and Ida M. (Steele) Miller. On March 18, 1962, he married Janet L. (Doll) Miller, in Fostoria. She survives in Toledo.
 
Also surviving are: a daughter, Diana Miller of Toledo; a brother, Robert Wright of Monroe, Mich., three sisters, Geraldine Harrison of Fostoria, Velma Green of Albion, Ind., Donna Dockery of Tenn.; 10 grandchildren.
 
Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Knollcrest Gardens in Arcadia. Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens.
 
There will be no visitation.

 

MANN, DAVID F.
Father of Fostorian
 
David F. "Whitey" Mann, 92, 23 Melissa St., Tiffin, died at 3 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, 2002, at his home.
 
He was born in Tiffin, Feb. 10, 1910, to the late Clarence C. and Rosanna Blanche (Derr) Mann. On Feb. 15, 1945, in St. Mary's Parsonage, he married Helen Letterhos, who survives.
 
Other survivors include: a son, Richard F. Mann of Fostoria; two daughters, Karen S. Gill and Joyce A. Mann, both of Tiffin; three grandchildren, Joshua D. Mann of Bowling Green, Robbyne F. Gill of Tiffin and Carrie R. Mann of Columbus.
 
A son, James K. Mann; and two brothers, Elbert Mann and Clarence C. Mann Jr., also are deceased.
 
Mr. Mann, a member of Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church, had worked at Floom-Fleck Wholesale Grocers and the American Standard. He also was a member of American Legion Post 354, VFW Post 2858 and Tiffin Lodge 77 Free and Accepted Masons. He served in the Army during World War II in Company B with the 148th Infantry. He had resided in the
Tiffin area all his life.
 
The service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, in Turner-Engle Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jarad Williams officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, where the United Veterans Council will conduct military graveside services.
 
Visitation is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 
Memorials may be made to Pleasant Ridge Church and Heartland Home Care and Hospice.


MYERS, VIVIAN
 
  FOSTORIA -- Funeral services for Vivian Louise Myers, 80, a resident of Good Shepherd Nursing   Home, Fostoria, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev.  Russell Gumm officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.
 
  Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 
  Mrs. Myers died at 2:45 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2002, at Fostoria Community Hospital.
 
  She was born Feb. 8, 1922, in Republic to Milo and Hannah (Shultz) Staley. She married Eddie L.  Myers in January 1940, in Fostoria, and he preceded her in death.
 
  Surviving are a son, LeRoy of Arcadia, Fla.; four daughters, Doris Bethel, Janet Mays and Nancy Crisp,  all of Fostoria; Margaret Ann Miller, Sidney; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a brother,
  Carl Staley, New Haven, Fla.
 
  She was preceded in death by two brothers, William and Clayton Staley; and a sister, Marilyn
  Blechinger.
 
  Mrs. Myers was a homemaker.
 
  She was a member of First Church of the Nazarene, Fostoria.
 
  Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.


MOLNAR, LEWANDA
 
  FOSTORIA -- Graveside services for Lewanda Molnar, 94, of Fostoria, have been held at Kansas  Cemetery.
 
  Mrs. Molnar died Monday, Oct. 21, 2002.
 
  She was born Dec. 28, 1907, in Bloomdale to Thomas and Elizabeth (Kepp) Thompson. She married  Lyle "Joe" McDonald on Dec. 23, 1929, and he died March 31, 1956. She married John Molnar in  1971, and he died Feb. 9, 1987.
 
  Surviving is a son, Roger McDonald, Fostoria; a daughter, Marcia Greene, Balston Lake, N.Y.; five  grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
 
  Arrangements are by Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

 

MARQUART, ROBERT

 
   Robert Marquart, 69, of 22721 Township Road 214, Fostoria, died Tuesday morning, Nov. 19,   2002, at his residence.
 
  He was born May 15, 1933, in Findlay to Carl and Lavaun (Abegglen) Marquart. He married Mary Lou  Hill on June 15, 1952, and she survives.
 
  Also surviving are a son, Steven of Findlay; a step-grandchild; a brother, Ross of Jenera; and a sister,  Joyce Rogers, Lakewood, Colo.
 
  Mr. Marquart retired in 1995 from Dow Chemical after 331/2 years. He also farmed for 40 years.
 
  He was a member of West Independence United Methodist Church, Belgian Draft Horse Association  and New Marion Advisory Council.
 
  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the church, the Revs. Jeffrey Raker and Alan Sanford  officiating. Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens, east of Findlay.
 
  Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home, Findlay.
 
  Memorials may be made to the church or a charity of the donor's choice.


OSTERBERG, TOBY
 
   Family graveside services for Toby Lee Osterberg, 30, of Fostoria, will be held at Zion  Lutheran   Cemetery in Jackson Township, the Rev. Russell Gumm officiating.
 
  Private family visitation was held at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.
 
  Mr. Osterberg died Sunday evening, Nov. 17, 2002, in Fostoria.
 
  He was born Dec. 21, 1971, in Fostoria to David and Judith Jane (Sayre) Osterberg. His father survives,  and his mother survives in Fostoria.
 
  Also surviving are a sister, Tonya Ferguson, Fostoria; two brothers, Timothy and Anthony, both of  Fostoria; and a maternal grandmother, Ruth Sayre, Fostoria.
 
  Mr. Osterberg attended Fostoria City Schools.
 
  Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice, in care of the funeral home, 242 W. Tiffin St.,  Fostoria, 44830.

MILUM, VIRGIL
Brother of Fostorian
 
Virgil Milum, 66, of 302 Kilbourne St., Sycamore, died at 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo.
 
He was born Aug. 26, 1936, in Belle Vernon to the late Harry E. and Esther M. (Long) Milum. He married Dorthea (Curry) Milum April 6, 1957. She survives in Sycamore.
 
Also surviving are: two sons, Danny V. Milum of rural Tiffin and Kevin L. Milum of Upper Sandusky; two daughters, Karen Swartz of Yellville, Ark., and Denise Stock of rural New Riegel; eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild; two brothers, Harold E. Milum of Upper Sandusky and Dennis Milum of Fostoria.
 
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Spring Grove Cemetery in Carey. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery.
 
There will be no visitation.
 
Arrangements are being handled by the Walton-Moore Funeral Home in Sycamore.


OVERLY, WARREN R.
 
   Funeral services for Warren R. Overly, 76, of 1707 Walnut St., Fostoria, will be held at 1:30 p.m.   Wednesday at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Donald Goodwin officiating.  Burial   will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, with military rites by United Veterans of Fostoria.
 
  Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where an Eagles memorial  service will be held at 6 p.m.
 
  Mr. Overly died at 2:37 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002 at Fostoria Community Hospital.
 
  He was born Sept. 18, 1926 in Lima to Lloyd W. and Bessie (Aplas) Overly. He married Della M.  Drew on April 7, 1951, and she survives.
 
  Also surviving are a son, Jeffrey W. of Carey; two daughters, Diane Fittro-Zumbrum, Perrysburg; Linda  G. Windau, Fostoria; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
 
  Mr. Overly retired in 1988 as a tool grinder at Bendix (now Honeywell) in Fostoria after 391/2 years.
 
  He was a U.S. Navy veteran.
 
  He was a 1945 graduate of Lima South High School.
 
  He was a member of American Legion Post 73, Eagles Aerie 430, Loyal Order of the Moose 1567 and  United Sportsmen , all of Fostoria. He was a member of Model A Club for more than 40 years.
 
  Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

MacDONALD, HARRY C.
 
  FOSTORIA -- Harry C. MacDonald, 82, of East Fremont Street, Fostoria, died at 4:45 a.m. Thursday,  Dec. 26, 2002 at Good Shephard Nursing Home, Fostoria.
 
  He was born Jan. 25, 1920 in Gibsonburg to Frank and Dorothy (Marsh) MacDonald. He married  Helen M. Brown on April 2, 1944, and she survives.
 
  Also surviving are a son, David of Liberty Center; two daughters, Mary and Cheryl MacDonald, both of  Fostoria; two grandchildren; and a brother, P. Albert of Fremont.
 
  He was preceded in death by two brothers, Russell and Ralph; and five sisters, Ethel Ducat, Dorthea  MacDonald, Evelyn McCollum, Inez Miller and N. Helen Metzger.
 
  Mr. MacDonald retired in 1983 from Union Carbide, Fostoria, after 42 years.
 
  He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
 
  He was a member of First Church of the Nazarene, Fostoria, and DAV.
 
  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev.  Russell Gumm officiating. Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens, east of Findlay, with military rites by Joint  Veterans Group of Fostoria.
 
  Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 
  Memorials may be made to First Church of the Nazarene.

MILLER, MARJORIE M.
  Mother of Fostorian
 
  CAREY -- A Mass of Christian Burial for Marjorie M. Miller, 83, of 1015 W. Findlay St., Carey, will  be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at Basilica of Our Lady of Consolation, Carey, the Rev. Ernest  Waechter, OFM Conv., officiating. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery, Carey.
 
  Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey, where a  Christian wake service will be held at 8 p.m.
 
  Mrs. Miller died at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, 2002 at Wyandot Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky.
 
  She was born Jan. 10, 1919 in Carey to Arch E. and Pearle A. (Suber) Donelson. She married Joseph  A. Miller on July 23, 1938, and he died Jan. 2, 1996.
 
  Surviving are two sons, Jon K. of Carey; Thomas E. of Fostoria; nine grandchildren; 13
  great-grandchildren; three sisters, Carolyn Mullholand and Mrs. Lee (Diana) England, both of Carey;  Josean Heck, Naples, Fla.; and a brother, Robert T. Donelson, Carey.
 
  She was preceded in death by a son, Rickey J.
 
  Mrs. Miller worked at Autolite Co., Fostoria, from 1950 to 1960.
 
  She was a member of Basilica of Our Lady of Consolation.
 
  She was a 1936 graduate of Carey High School and attended Baldwin-Wallace College for one year.
 
  Memorials may be made to Wyandot County Home Health Agency in care of the funeral home, 225 W.  Findlay St., Carey, 43316-1169.
Information gathered by William Cline & Ruth Watson
 

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